inequality

  • July 15, 2013  

    Margaret Warner talks to journalist Alfredo Corchado about his new book, "Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter’s Journey Through a Country’s Descent Into Darkness," which draws on his nearly 20 years of reporting and on his personal relationship with his birth land. Continue reading

  • April 3, 2012    

    Creative commons photo courtesy flickr user Smaku. A bevy of emails have inundated our inbox since we first posted Charles Murray’s popular quiz, “Do You Live In a Bubble?” and its attempt to ascertain users’ socio-economic status (and that of … Continue reading

  • April 3, 2012    

    Creative commons photo courtesy flickr user Smaku. A bevy of emails have inundated our inbox since we first posted Charles Murray’s popular quiz, “Do You Live In a Bubble?” and its attempt to ascertain users’ socio-economic status (and that of … Continue reading

  • April 2, 2012    

    Paul Solman answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news here on his Making Sen$e page. Here is Monday’s query: Name: Bill Grisolia Question: Did you do the report examining the connections between the growing wealth gap … Continue reading

  • April 2, 2012    

    Illustration by Alberto Ruggieri via Getty Images. Paul Solman has been covering economic inequality for nearly 25 years as part of his business and economics reporting for the PBS NewsHour. His recent series has looked at the shrinking middle class, … Continue reading

  • April 2, 2012    

    Illustration by Alberto Ruggieri via Getty Images. Paul Solman has been covering economic inequality for nearly 25 years as part of his business and economics reporting for the PBS NewsHour. His recent series has looked at the shrinking middle class, … Continue reading

  • February 29, 2012    

    Photo by Tobias Helbig via Getty Images. Paul Solman frequently answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news on his Making Sen$e page. Here is Wednesday’s query: Alvera Pritchard: I found the Rich/Poor Shopper segment quite depressing … Continue reading

  • January 10, 2012    

    Photo of Steve Jobs in 2010 by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. Paul Solman answers questions from NewsHour viewers and web users on business and economic news here on his Making Sen$e page. Here’s Tuesday’s query: Name: John Livingston Question: Income inequality: … Continue reading

  • January 10, 2012    

    Photo of Steve Jobs in 2010 by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. Paul Solman frequently answers questions from NewsHour viewers and web users on business and economic news on his Making Sen$e page. Here’s Tuesday’s query: Name: John Livingston Question: Income inequality: … Continue reading

  • December 23, 2011   BY  

    In a bifurcated retail economy, high- and low-end retailers are doing well, while the middle is being squeezed. What types of items are pushing sales at the ends of the hourglass? We’ve compiled an assortment of products from luxury brands and from top-selling categories that are helping drive growth at dollar stores. Continue reading

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